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learningabroad 101

Learning Abroad 101 is a short, one-time, non-credit bearing information session that provides a foundation for participation in a Learning Abroad or Hinckley Global Internship Program. During the information session we discuss how to:

  • Identify goals
  • Compare Program types
  • Search for Programs
  • Plan for your Program
  • Finance your experience
  • Apply to your Program
  • Begin your next steps

You can complete Learning Abroad 101 by attending one of our in-person information sessions or by taking it online through Canvas. You must complete this first step before meeting with a coordinator and for your application to be marked as complete.

In-Person Learning Abroad 101:

Join us for our in-person information session which will be led by one of our Learning Abroad Peer Advisors or staff members. Please arrive on time at the designated location and stay for the entire duration of the session. All in-person dates, times, and locations are found on the Learning Abroad Events Calendar*Learning Abroad 101 only offered online during summer (May 8 - August 17).

Online Learning Abroad 101:

We recommend that you complete Learning Abroad 101 through Canvas if you live outside of Salt Lake City or are otherwise unable to attend an in-person session. To register for online Learning Abroad 101, email your:

  • First and last name
  • UNID
  • Request to be added to Learning Abroad 101

When you receive an e-mail invitation from Canvas indicating “Now Open”, log in to complete Learning Abroad 101.

Center for Disability and Access

The University of Utah seeks to provide equal access to its programs, services and activities. If you need accommodations to complete Learning Abroad 101, reasonable prior notice needs to be given to the Center for Disability and Access (CDA).

Center for Disability and Access (CDA)
162 Olpin Union Building
801-581-5020 (V/TDD)

All Learning Abroad 101 information can be made available in an alternative format with prior notification to the CDA. The CDA will work with you and Learning Abroad to make arrangements for accommodations.


The following handouts will be provided as part of the in-person Learning Abroad 101, but feel free to print them out to assist you in the application process!

Learning Abroad Checklist

Learning Abroad Program Types and Budget Worksheet

Learning Abroad Scholarships & Financial Aid

Learning Abroad Transfer Credit Pre-Approval Form

Last Updated: 4/24/18